ComhaltasLive #373 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #373.

Time Segment
00:00 West Limerick fiddle player Patricia Wright, recorded in February 2012, plays a selection of reels ending with “The Fisherman’s Island” (by Ed Reavy).
02:42 All-Ireland Under-12 Banjo Champion for 2012, John Forde from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, plays two reels: “Murphy’s” and “Paddy O’Brien’s”.
05:46 From the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2012 concertina player Aoibheann Murphy from Co. Cork plays two reels: “Tim Moloney’s” and “The Boys of Ballysodare” (in the more unusuale key of ‘F’).
08:15 Three times All-Ireland tin whistle champion (under-12 in 2005 and 2006, under 15 in 2009) Kieran Flavin from Knockanure, Listowel, Co. Kerry plays two jigs, ending with “The Cat’s Meow” (by Joannie Madden). Kieran learned his music in Ballygilltinan Primary School in West Limerick under the Schools Music Outreach Scheme developed by Willie Larkin and launched on a national basis recently and available to all primary schools countrywide. Already there has been a considerable uptake of the scheme. See
11:42 Two All-Ireland Under-15 Champions in 2009, button accordion player David Healy, Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale and Kieran Flavin on concert flute from Knockanure, Listowell, Co. Kerry, play a selection of reels commencing with “Mayor Harrison’s Fedora”.
14:50 St. Roch’s Céilí Band from Glasgow, Scotland play a selection of jigs - “Apples in Winter” and “The Frost is All Over” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011. Members of the band are: Eileen McArdle, Claire McLaughlin, Lorraine McGuigan and Róisín Anne Hughes, fiddles; Patricia McArdle and Danny Boyle, flutes; Martina Callaghan and Patrick Callaghan, accordions; Alan Costello, piano; Mark Maguire, drums.
17:35 The Gaolta Céilí Band from Cavan play a hornpipe at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan. Members of the band are: Lisa Geoghegan and Kate Marquis, fiddles; Michael Laverty and Sarah O’Kane, flutes; Aoife Geoghegan, accordion; Louise O’Kane, concertina; Breege Geoghegan, pipes; Aileen Geoghegan, piano; Barry Geoghegan, drums; and Peter Marquis, double bass.
19:29 Hornpipe played by accordionist Martin O’Connell from Co. Laois at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan when he took third place.
21:37 From New Jersey, USA, accordionist Dan Gurney plays the reel “Spike Island Lassies” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan.

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20 March 2012
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Patricia Wright Fiddle
John Forde Banjo
Aoibheann Murphy Concertina
Kieran Flavin Tin Whistle and Flute
David Healy Button Accordion
St. Roch's Céilí Band
The Gaolta Céilí Band
Martin O'Connell Accordion
Dan Gurney Accordion

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #372

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